Average Bench: 51.8% (818th of 1012)

Based on 16 user benchmarks.  Model: ADATA XPG EX500

Average average bench

The Adata XPG EX500 120GB averaged 48.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 104MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 19.9MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata XPG EX500 120GB is 29.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Adata XPG EX500 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 147MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 134MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 16 samples)
Min Avg Max
289 Read 348 417
53.8 Write 247 405
95.8 Mixed 248 418
50 SusWrite 147 349
55.2% 247 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.6 4K Read 19.9 30.4
21.4 4K Write 33.6 38.4
4.5 4K Mixed 19.1 25.6
72.5% 24.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
89.3 DQ Read 134 178
22.9 DQ Write 123 170
39.2 DQ Mixed 104 159
84.8% 120 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: 9301
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 114 131 134 133 133 MB/s
Read 370
Write 312
Mixed 282
SusWrite 153
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 38.4
4K Mixed 25.6
87% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 138
114% 162 MB/s
44GB free
Firmware: 9301
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 55 56 55 56 55 MB/s
Read 319
Write 304
Mixed 243
SusWrite 87.9
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 38.1
4K Mixed 17.5
71% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 97.4
78% 110 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,945,678 SSDs tested.

Typical XPG EX500 120GB Builds (Compare 1,773 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 27%
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation 22%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A88X-D3H - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $394

Popular XPG EX500 120GB compatible motherboards:

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